The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 121 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 8 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.43% 0.78% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.97% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 15
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £33,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
System Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1539 1550 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.46% 80.98% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1376 1129
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 34 (79.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (58.14%) ISEB
3 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (55.81%) Test Automation
4 22 (51.16%) Kanban
4 22 (51.16%) Scrum
4 22 (51.16%) UML
5 11 (25.58%) Integration Testing
6 10 (23.26%) QA
6 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Windows
8 7 (16.28%) SQL
8 7 (16.28%) Finance
9 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
10 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.30%) CRM
10 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (6.98%) HTML
11 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (6.98%) CCTV
11 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
11 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.98%) Scribe Insight
12 2 (4.65%) Web Testing
12 2 (4.65%) Selenium
12 2 (4.65%) JavaScript

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.98%) Scribe Insight
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) OLAP
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) NUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Mocha
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Analyst
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Business Analyst
2 22 (51.16%) Business Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) CRM Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Automated Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) CCTV
2 1 (2.33%) AS400
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Test Automation
3 22 (51.16%) Kanban
3 22 (51.16%) Scrum
3 22 (51.16%) UML
4 11 (25.58%) Integration Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.30%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.65%) Web Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Project Management
10 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.33%) ERP
10 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) VB
2 2 (4.65%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) ATG
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Posted: 8 days ago
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